Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple Safari



Published: 2021-02-02
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE ID CVE-2021-1788
CVE-2021-1789
CVE-2021-1799
CWE ID CWE-416
CWE-843
CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Apple Safari
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Advisory

1) Use-after-free

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1788

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple Safari: 13.0.2, 13.0.3, 13.1, 13.1.1, 13.6, 14.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.2

CPE External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212152

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Type Confusion

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1789

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted website, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple Safari: 13.0.2, 13.0.3, 13.1, 13.1.1, 13.6, 14.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.2

CPE External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212152

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Information disclosure

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-1799

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a port redirection issue in WebRTC. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information, such as open ports in the local network.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple Safari: 13.0.2, 13.0.3, 13.1, 13.1.1, 13.6, 14.0, 14.0.1, 14.0.2

CPE External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212152

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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